Micromoons | 24th February & 25th March

Micromoons | 24th February & 25th March

You’ve probably heard about ‘Supermoons’, but what about ‘Micromoons’? In the strictest sense, these aren’t astronomy terms — ‘supermoon’ was coined by an astrologer, and some people are still convinced that the extra gravitational ‘tug’ from a supermoon is responsible for natural disasters.

Noongar calendar six seasons: Bunuru

Noongar calendar six seasons: Bunuru

Western Australia’s Noongar Aboriginal people live by six seasons. In February and March, it’s Bunuru, the hottest time of the year with little to no rain.

Orion the Hunter

Orion the Hunter

Orion the Hunter is a famous summer constellation, and it is up in the early evening for you to see now.

Magellanic Clouds | Summer & Autumn

Magellanic Clouds | Summer & Autumn

 Visiting and staying in country WA gives you an excellent opportunity to see the Magellanic Clouds, normally made invisible by bright city lights. The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds (often abbreviated to LMC and SMC) are galaxies near our own Milky Way Galaxy....

Last Quarter

3 February

New Moon

10 February

First Quarter

16 February

Full Moon

24 February
Rises 7:06pm (AWST)